Traditional Healing Ayahuasca Retreats Iquitos, Peru

Ayahuasca Retreats, San Pedro Ceremonies

Welcome to Qhispikay Kawsay Ayahuasca Retreats, pronounced Kiss-pi-KI Cow-sigh, meaning liberation of one’s life. We offer varied traditional shamanic healing programs at our 600-acre Amazon rainforest nature preserve outside of Iquitos, Peru. This retreat is an introduction to the consciousness and healing afforded through the shamanic work with Ayahuasca and Huachuma.

Join us in traditional Ayahuasca and Huachuma ceremonies led by Banco Ayahuasquero Don Romulo and his son, Master Ayahuasquero Don Winister. Don Romulo began training as a shaman and drinking Ayahuasca with his father when he was eight years old. His curing work with Ayahuasca began when he was 12, and he is an incredible Ayahuasca shaman with over 70 years experience as a healer. His son Don Winister is also an amazing master Ayahuasca shaman with great ability and experience spanning over 30 years. Currently, Don Romulo is one of the oldest traditional masters left in the region of Iquitos, Peru, over 80 years of age. Huachumero William Menech and Huachumero Luis will conduct the San Pedro ceremonies.

Ayahuasca Retreat & San Pedro Ceremony Programs

4 Ayahuasca &

1 San Pedro ceremonies

8 Ayahuasca &

1 San Pedro ceremonies

“William and his team helped my wife and I over and above what I have ever experienced before, and we have worked with many different ayahuasceros over the last three years. The work they did was extraordinary; with such care, love and dedication.” – Richard K. – UK 

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7-DAY AYAHUASCA RETREAT PROGRAMS WITH BOBINSANA - 4 CEREMONIES

Ayahuasca retreat program includes 4 Ayahuasca ceremonies with Bobinsana.

This Ayahuasca retreat serving ayahuasca with bobinsana has the purpose of traditional healing with ayahuasca with the admixture plant bobinsana. Bobinsana is a master teacher plant with the purpose of opening your heart. Bobinsana combined in the brew of Ayahuasca not only affords the opportunity of the normal healing property of ayahuasca yet also helps to open your heart and creating a more profound heartfelt connected to our fellow humans, plants, and animals. Bobinsana also bringing more light to the visionary experience during the ayahuasca ceremonies. This ayahuasca brew facilitates a more elevated spiritual vibration. The ceremonies are conducted by Don Romulo Trunco Ayahuascero and Don Winister Maestro Ayahuascero.

Note: This week retreat is also included in the 15-Day Ayahuasca & San Pedro Retreat that has 8 Ayahuasca ceremonies and 1 San Pedro ceremony 

2018 7-Day Ayahuasca Retreats

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October 27 - November 2, 2018 Open
December 1 - 7, 2018 Open

2019 7-Day Ayahuasca Retreats

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January 5 - 11, 2019 Almost full
February 2 - 8, 2019 Open
March 2 - 8, 2019 Open
April 6 - 12, 2019 Open
May 4 - 10, 2019 Open
June 1 - 7, 2019 Open
July 6 - 12, 2019 Open
August 3 - 9, 2019 Open
September 7 - 13, 2019 Open
October 5 - 11, 2019 Open
November 2 - 8, 2019 Open
December 7 - 13, 2019 Open

8-DAY SAN PEDRO & AYAHUASCA RETREAT PROGRAMS - 5 CEREMONIES

San Pedro and Ayahuasca retreat program includes 4 Ayahuasca Ceremonies & 1 San Pedro Ceremony.

This 8-day Ayahuasca retreat program is designed to maximize the amount of shamanic healing treatment within the timespan of one week. This ayahuasca retreat program is very intense and facilitates profound transformation. Incorporating 4 ayahuasca ceremonies with Maestro Trunco Ayahuascero Don Romulo and his son Maestro Don Winister and an introduction to the incredible healing power of the grandfather medicine San Pedro. The San Pedro ceremony is performed by San Pedro Shamans, Huachumero William and Huachumero Luis with Don Winister attending also and assisting with his shamanic abilities. Some of the most significant transformations occur during the San Pedro Ceremony at the end of the retreat.

Note: This week retreat is also included in the 15-Day Ayahuasca & San Pedro Retreat that has 8 Ayahuasca ceremonies and 1 San Pedro ceremony

2018 8-Day Ayahuasca Retreats with San Pedro

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November 3 - 10, 2018 Open
December 8 - 15, 2018 Open

2019 8-Day Ayahuasca Retreats with San Pedro

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January 12 - 19, 2019 Open
February 9 - 16, 2019 Open
March 9 - 16, 2019 Open
April 13 - 20, 2019 Open
May 11 - 18, 2019 Open
June 8 - 15, 2019 Open
July 13 - 20, 2019 Open
August 10 - 17, 2019 Open
September 14 - 21, 2019 Open
October 12 - 19, 2019 Open
November 9 - 16, 2019 Open
December 14 - 21, 2019 Open

15-DAY SAN PEDRO & AYAHUASCA RETREAT PROGRAMS - 9 CEREMONIES

San Pedro and Ayahuasca retreat program includes 8 Ayahuasca Ceremonies & 1 San Pedro Ceremony

This 15-Day San Pedro and Ayahuasca intense retreat program is designed for you to be able to work much deeper with Ayahuasca consisting of 8 Ayahuasca ceremonies and 1 San Pedro ceremony. The higher number of Ayahuasca ceremonies is excellent for a much more profound purging process which is exceptional for your healing. The first four ayahuasca ceremonies will be using the Ayahuasca brew with the addition of the heart opening medicine Bobinsana. The San Pedro ceremony is also an integral part of this program for the grounding and positive healing San Pedro and the shamans bring to you.

Note: This 15-day San Pedro and Ayahuasca Retreat program is a combination of the 7-Day Ayahuasca Retreat Program with Bobinsana and 8-Day San Pedro and Ayahuasca Retreat Program.

2018 15-Day Ayahuasca Retreats with San Pedro

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October 27 - November 10, 2018 Open
December 1 - 15, 2018 Open

2019 15-Day Ayahuasca Retreats with San Pedro

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January 5 - 19, 2019 Open
February 2 - 16, 2019 Open
March 2 - 16, 2019 Open
April 6 - 20, 2019 Open
May 4 - 18, 2019 Open
June 1 - 15, 2019 Open
July 6 - 20, 2019 Open
August 3 - 17, 2019 Open
September 7 - 21, 2019 Open
October 5 - 19, 2019 Open
November 2 - 16, 2019 Open
December 7 - 21, 2019 Open

“This is seriously the best place ever, it has changed my life! I’ve done Aya and San Pedro before but honestly after experiencing it in Kawsay I will never work with other people again! This is on a totally different level.” – Marta P. – Poland

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Plant Medicines at our Ayahuasca Retreats

These are the ingredients we use in our shamanic magical elixirs for our Ayahuasca and San Pedro ceremonies

Our Medicines Ayahuasca & San Pedro

We know the time and effort it takes you to travel all the way to Peru to work with the plant medicines, so we make sure that the medicine is of the highest caliber. We prepare our Ayahuasca with Cielo Ayahuasca, Chacruna, Huambisa, and Bobinsana. These particular plant mixtures are used to help really open up the vision. They are a strong yet safe combination. Our San Pedro is cooked in the traditional fashion starting with live cactus and secret techniques utilized by the ancients to fully potentiate the healing San Pedro brings.

Ayahuasca Ceremonies

During the Ayahuasca ceremonies, you will be digging deeper into the inner realms of your soul, while shamans will be probing and detecting different spiritual, psychic, and physical issues you may be dealing with. Our shamans do work and spiritual treatment on every guest. Ceremonies begin about 8:00 p.m. and end when the last of the shamanic treatment is over, which is about 3:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. All the shamans will be defining and treating spiritual issues and opening up your insight and shamanic vision concerning your own personal growth and for your own personal development in shamanic spiritual matters.

Huachuma or San Pedro

The Huachuma ceremonies, which will begin approximately at 1 P.M. and continue until midnight or later, depending on the work being done. Huachuma is a sacred medicine that connects to healing spirits that reside outside the initiate, as opposed to the internal realms to which Ayahuasca connects. Huachuma aligns Ayahuasca in the body and spirit. All of this work is done through the skilled use and direction of Huachumero William Menech. The true purpose of San Pedro is to advance your spiritual life and connection to the energy of celestial realms. After the Huachuma ceremony, the energy of Huachuma will continue to teach and direct your life ever so subtly long after you leave the jungle and our retreat center. They will fortify your spirit with positive energy and help guide you to find your life’s purpose.

Energetic Plant Baths

After the fourth Ayahuasca ceremony, Don Romulo and Don Winister will be administering energetic plant baths that help seal in the work done with Ayahuasca also helping with spiritual flowering, energetic cleansing and good fortune by using many different plants in the baths which have energetic signatures that function by intermingling with the guest receiving the baths. After the plant baths, each shaman will seal in a part of their medicine, the Tobacco, Huachuma and Ayahuasca. And all will impart strong spiritual protection that will be sealed upon the initiate so it remains permanently with them after they leave the jungle. This process is a real shamanic initiation and purification that opens the initiate to the greater spiritual world that we are all a part of, increasing your awareness with more clarity of the operations of reality as perceived by the initiate. Always giving thanks to the creator for creating these sacraments to help mankind heal and advance spiritually.

Ayahuasca Retreat Videos

Take a look at a few videos which show a little of our ayahuasca retreats and additional excursions we embark upon

Journey to our Ayahuasca Retreat Center

Our Ayahuasca Retreat Experience

“I have never seen so much compassion, loving, understanding and nurturing care from strangers and here I am surrounded with all of this. It was an amazing experience! I have no more migraines! After 7 years the doctors couldn’t help me and I went to Peru for 2 weeks – and I was healed!” –  Juliette Wilkerson, United States  

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